Mr Mingin

Mr Stink in Scots

David Walliams


Translated by Matthew Fitt.

Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Mr Mingin
Mr Stink in Scots

David Walliams

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Translated by Matthew Fitt.

Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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Published: 23rd July 2015
Format: Paperback 198x129mm
Extent: 272 pages
ISBN: 9781845029586
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Mr Mingin minged. He monged tae. And if it is guid Scots tae say he mingit, then he mingit as weel. He was the mingiest mingin minger that ever lived.

Mingin is the warst kin o smell. Mingin is warse than honkin. Honkin is warse than bowfin. Bowfin is worse than a guff. And a guff can be eneuch tae make yer neb runkle.

It wisnae Mr Mingin's faut that he wis mingin He wis a gaberlunzie, efter aw. He didnae hae a hame and sae he never had the chaunce tae hae a richt guid wash like ye and me. Efter a while the mingin-ness jist got warse and warse.


Chloe is the loneliest girl in the world. But then she meets Mr Stink (Mr Mingin), the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit - but he's the only person who's ever been nice to her. So when Mr Mingin needs somewhere to live, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed!

But Chloe's about to learn that some secrets have a way of leading to disaster. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the nose...
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David Walliams

David Walliams is one of the world's most successful children's authors, with sales in excess of 4 million copies and books translated into more than 25 languages

Matthew Fitt

Matthew Fitt is a published novelist and poet as well as a translator. An acknowledged expert in the field of Scots language education, Matthew has written numerous children's books and has translated a number of titles into Scots including Roald Dahl's The Eejits and Geordie's Mingin Medicine.

Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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